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Maize silage, dry matter < 25%

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 23.5 1.1 20.2 24.9 187  
Crude protein % DM 8.0 1.3 5.1 11.7 180  
Crude fibre % DM 23.6 2.2 18.3 29.6 174  
NDF % DM 49.3 5.1 47.7 65.0 11 *
ADF % DM 27.0 4.7 26.4 43.0 10 *
Lignin % DM 3.2 1.4 3.0 7.5 10 *
Ether extract % DM 2.6 1.3 1.2 6.6 17  
Ash % DM 4.8 1.0 2.3 7.7 177  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 14.6 6.5 4.5 25.6 26  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9 0.7 16.9 18.9 8 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.1 0.5 1.2 3.4 133  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.9 0.3 0.9 2.7 136  
Potassium g/kg DM 13.9 3.8 7.7 18.1 7  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.5 6  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.2 0.3 0.5 1.9 53  
Manganese mg/kg DM 24 10 13 45 12  
Zinc mg/kg DM 27 17 14 79 14  
Copper mg/kg DM 5 1 2 7 15  
Iron mg/kg DM 77 38 46 150 7  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 8.5   7.7 9.3 2  
Arginine % protein 2.3   2.1 2.5 2  
Aspartic acid % protein 9.0   6.9 11.1 2  
Cystine % protein 1.2   1.1 1.3 2  
Glutamic acid % protein 11.3   11.1 11.5 2  
Glycine % protein 4.3   4.2 4.4 2  
Histidine % protein 1.2   1.1 1.4 2  
Isoleucine % protein 3.7   3.4 3.9 2  
Leucine % protein 7.5   6.7 8.2 2  
Lysine % protein 3.8   3.8 3.8 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 4.0   3.6 4.4 2  
Proline % protein 5.1   4.6 5.5 2  
Serine % protein 4.4   4.4 4.4 2  
Threonine % protein 3.7   3.6 3.8 2  
Tyrosine % protein 2.3   1.9 2.8 2  
Valine % protein 4.6   4.3 4.9 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 70.3 4.4 60.6 74.2 10 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 67.7 4.8 55.3 70.4 8 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.8 1.2 9.3 13.0 6 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.5 1.3 7.2 10.9 7 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 54.9 15.1 24.0 68.4 8  

The asterisk * indicates that the average value was obtained by an equation.

References

ADAS, 1988; AFZ, 2011; Andrieu, 1976; Azevêdo et al., 2011; Christensen et al., 1977; CIRAD, 1991; Hassoun, 2009; Holm, 1971; Kamalak et al., 2003; Mafakher et al., 2010; Meschy, 2010; Phipps et al., 1979; Prado et al., 2004; Sarwatt et al., 1989; Valdez et al., 1988; Valentin et al., 1999; Wainman et al., 1979

Last updated on 25/08/2016 18:25:34

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